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College Football Betting Preview: Ole Miss Rebels vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

September 16, 2023


The 1-1 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will travel to take on the 20th-ranked 2-0 Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday evening in week 3 of the college football season. The Yellow Jackets are 1-1 this season following a loss at home against the Louisville Cardinals in week 1 by a score of 34-39 and a win at home against the SC State Bulldogs in week 2 by a score of 48-13 while the Rebels enter this game with a record of 2-0 following wins at home against the Mercer Bears by a score of 73-7 in week 1 and a 37-20 win on the road against the Tulane Green Wave in week 2. Will the Rebels win in a rout at home to improve to 3-0 or will the Yellow Jackets keep the matchup closer than expected? Let’s take a closer look at how these teams are faring this season.

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets enter this game with a record of 1-1 following a 48-13 win at home against the SC State Bulldogs while failing to cover the 44-point spread at home as a favorite in week 2 of the college football season. The Yellow Jackets scored 48 points while compiling a total of 578 yards offensively which included 310 passing yards and 268 rushing yards while allowing 13 points and 291 total yards defensively which included 95 passing yards and 196 rushing yards. 

Haynes King led the team in passing, completing 21 of 29 attempts for 290 yards and four touchdowns. Jamal Haynes led the team in rushing with nine carries for 113 yards and a touchdown while adding two receptions for two yards. Eric Singleton Jr. led the team in receiving, catching three of six targets for 69 yards.

Ole Miss enters this game ranked 17th in the AP Poll and 19th in the Coaches Poll with a record of 2-0 following a 37-20 win on the road against the Tulane Green Wave while covering the 8-point spread as a road favorite in week 2 of the college football season. The Rebels scored 37 points while compiling 363 total yards offensively which included 274 passing yards and 89 rushing yards while allowing 20 points and 342 total yards defensively which included 231 passing yards and 111 rushing yards. 

Jaxson Dart led the team in passing, completing 17 of 27 attempts for 267 yards with two touchdowns and an interception while rushing for 41 yards. Quinshon Judkins led the team in rushing with 18 carries for 48 yards and a touchdown while adding three receptions for 32 yards. Dayton Wade led the team in receiving, catching seven of 11 targets for 106 yards.

BookMaker has the Ole Miss Rebels listed as 19.5-point favorites at home against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackson on Saturday evening in week 3 of the college football season. The teams have played each other twice before this matchup with both games resulting in wins for the Ole Miss Rebels as well as the Rebels covering the spread in both matchups. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 1-1 ATS overall and 1-0 ATS as an underdog while the Ole Miss Rebels are 2-0 ATS overall, 1-0 ATS at home, and 2-0 ATS as a favorite.

Ole Miss is the more talented team this season and has been the better team in the series, winning both games all-time while going 2-0 ATS in those matchups. The Rebels are 2-0 ATS overall and 2-0 ATS as a favorite this season. I look for those trends to continue in this matchup which is why I am buying the .5 point and taking the Ole Miss Rebels -19 at home on Saturday evening in week 3 of the college football season on BookMaker.

Spooky Express Pick: Ole Miss Rebels -19